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Captain Brian Will

American Airlines
Director, Flight Operations Technical
Captain Brian Will is the Director, Flight Operations Technical for American Airlines. In 
this capacity he is responsible for addressing strategic and tactical challenges presented by the transition from the current National Airspace System to NextGen.  He has primary responsibility for issues pertaining to avionics equipage and NextGen related initiatives, to include RNAV/RNP, datacomm, ADS-B and associated flight crew procedures. His responsibilities involve the selection and acquisition of aircraft equipment required to operate in the safest and most efficient manner throughout the various ATC environments and route structures both domestically and internationally. In addition, he coordinates these activities for the oneworld alliance. 

Following a 10-year career in the US Air Force flying the F-15, Captain Will joined American Airlines in 1989. At American, he has flown the 727, MD-80, 737 and 777 aircraft, serving as Technical Pilot and Program Manager for the MD-80, 737 and 777. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and a Master’s Degree in Aeronautical Science.